Griffith leads the way for student satisfaction

Arts Education Law
In country's top two following quality learning and teaching survey
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Engineering and IT

Griffith University takes a stand for Science

“Scientific research and a scientific understanding of our natural world are the key to Australia’s future prosperity, employment and environment.” That is the message from Griffith University Professor Emeritus and Australian of the Year Alan Mackay-Sim ahead of this weekend’s global March for Science event, an international movement celebrating the value and importance of science in […]
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Cities Research Insitute

Get your green thumb out with groNATIVE

Gardening in southeast Queensland has never been easier with the swipe of a finger – or green thumb. The groNATIVE app – developed at Griffith University in partnership with Natura Pacific and funding from the State Government – includes profiles of more than 400 plants native to southeast Queensland. The app intuitively helps you find […]
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Cities Research Insitute

After back-to-back bleaching, Cyclone Debbie sludge hits Reef waters

Ex-Cyclone Debbie dumped rain in an erosion hot spot in the Burdekin catchment estimated to generate nearly a third of all the sediment that flows to the Great Barrier Reef.
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Environment, planning and architecture

STEM award recognises Indigenous maths education

Dr Chris Matthews from Griffith’s School of Environment has won the inaugural Indigenous STEM Professional Award presented by CSIRO and BHP Billiton Foundation this week.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Trachoma: Still a problem for a developed country like Australia

Australia is the only developed country in the world where children are suffering from trachoma, an endemic bacterial eye infection.
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Alumni

Mongolia a giant ‘steppe’ for ecologist Emma

Saturday, 11 February, is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Meet Griffith science graduate Emma Dale, whose work as an ecologist in Nepal and Mongolia is having a positive impact in preserving and protecting endangered wildlife
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Engineering and IT

Griffith takes on civil engineering for the 21st Century

Griffith University has launched a new cutting-edge engineering program in an environment that is being hailed as one of the best learning spaces of its kind in the country.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Sustainability shining star Sienna Harris up for Premier’s award

A student shining star for sustainability has been recognised for her efforts in the 2016 Premier’s Sustainability Awards. Sienna Harris was one of three finalists in the Young Achievers Category, among 16 nominations and initiatives and 150 overall. The awards recognise the work of Queenslanders achieving excellence for leadership in sustainability, innovation and eco-efficiency. Sienna […]
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Environment, planning and architecture

Who’s a pretty pollie? Counting cockatoos for conservation

Ever wanted to do your bit to contribute to the environment and threatened species research? Citizen science allows you to do just that. This coming Sunday, October 30, marks the seventh year of the Glossy Black-Cockatoo Birding Day, an initiative of the Glossy Black Conservancy. Griffith researchers say the initiative will help them better understand […]
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Tahlia’s double degree already taking her places – like Heron Island

A fairytale and university study may seem an unusual pairing but for Griffith student Tahlia Rossi a Heron Island field trip was just that.
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Arts Education Law

Employment initiatives boost student experience and graduate outcomes

A new range of career-focused initiatives will give Griffith University graduates a sharp competitive edge to improve their job prospects.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Tiny country of Niue hosts talks for Pacific’s biggest issues

Griffith University has presented two new on-line tools at a climate change meeting in Niue to help Pacific countries tackle climate change.
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Environment, planning and architecture

Hungry humpbacks? First biochemical evidence of snacking during migration

While humpback whales have occasionally been observed feeding during their seasonal migration along the east coast of Australia, a Griffith University research team has recently uncovered the first biochemical evidence of “snacking” during migration
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Centre for Environment and Population Health

Can you teach a koala new tricks?

Griffith University researchers have found that koalas are more clever than they thought them to be in a world-first study that tracked the Australian animal more comprehensively than ever before in suburban Brisbane. The Environmental Futures Research Institute team, made up of Cathryn Dexter, Justin Scott and Professor Darryl Jones, at Griffith verified 130 crossings […]
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Environment, planning and architecture

‘Go native to fight climate change’

Gold Coast residents can tackle climate change head-on by by growing more local plants in their backyard to help mitigate its impact, says Griffith University Professor Catherine Pickering.
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Alumni

New fossils shed light on the origin of ‘hobbits’

An international team of scientists that has announced the discovery of ancestors of Homo floresiensis – the enigmatic species of pygmy-like humans discovered more than a decade ago on the Indonesian island of Flores
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Architecture

Architecture dream a new challenge for Joshua

The first year Bachelor of Architectural Design student, Joshua Nicholson, will let nothing keep him from his goals.
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